As Field Connectivity Soars, Focus Shifts To Metadata

A Sinclair/Sony/Avid experiment aims to optimize news photographers’ field time by immediately logging metadata into cameras in the field, while Starlink and 5G rollouts continue to boost reliability in more remote scenarios. Above, Vislink’s MVP Streamur Live Streaming App in action, allowing reporters to broadcast into the production workflow using a mobile device.

AVIWEST Launches RACK400 4K UHD/Multi-HD Encoder For Live Remote Production

AVIWEST, a provider of live video contribution solutions, unveiled the next evolution of its RACK Series encoders for remote and at-home video production over unmanaged IP networks. Available in a compact, half-1U form factor, the RACK400 supports 4K UHD and multicamera workflows for up to four high-resolution, fully frame-synced feeds. Both the latest generation of […]

EEG Video Launches Falcon Update With HTTP Live Streaming Output Mode

EEG Video, a provider of closed captioning technology, has upgraded its popular Falcon Live Streaming RTMP Encoder. With the introduction of HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) output mode, Falcon now provides extensive support for world language web captioning. In HLS output mode, Falcon can add up to six segmented Video Text Tracks (VTT) caption tracks to […]

Igolgi Introduces iLux ATSC 3.0 Encoder

MediaKind Launches CE Mini To Provide Video Contribution Encoding For Live Events

MediaKind, a global provider of media technology and services, has launched the CE Mini, a high performance, rapidly deployable, single-channel contribution encoder. CE Mini addresses the demands of live content contribution at temporary live events, such as college campus transmissions and “pop-up” sports broadcasts, offering cost-efficient, low-power encoding in a portable, compact form unit. The […]


JVC Professional Introduces HEVC Encoder For Connected Cam Series At NAB

JVC Professional Video debuts its new KA-EN200G H.265/HEVC encoder at this year’s NAB Show (Booth C4417). Designed to deliver higher quality, lower bit-rate streaming, the plug-in H.265/HEVC module provides add-on value for the company’s Connected CAM series, which includes the GY-HC900, GY-HC500 and GY-HC550 camcorders. The JVC module fits into the expansion slot of any […]

Cobalt Digital Solutions At IBC Support 4K Workflows

Cobalt Digital will showcase its card-based 4K and HDR workflow solutions for openGear frames at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at its stand 10.B44. Product highlights will include its new decoders and encoders, RIST Main Profile, bi-directional SDR/HDR conversion solution for live production, and new multiviewers and distribution amplifiers. Plus, the company will debut a new 12G […]


Multicasting Special Report | Improved Encoders Equal More Diginets

Broadcasters are capitalizing on that simple equation as they try to squeeze every last advertising dollar out of their 6 MHz channels through multicasting. Hopped-up encoders and advanced video compression have also facilitated channel sharing in the wake of the incentive auction and will come in handy for stacking legacy ATSC 1.0 signals as broadcasters roll out ATSC 3.0.

Matrox Launches 4K/Multi-HD Webcasting-Remote Production Encoder

Matrox Video has introduced the Matrox Monarch EDGE, a 4K/multi-HD, low-latency encoder for webcasting and remote integration (REMI) applications. A powerful H.264 encoder that can flourish in any workflow, Matrox Monarch EDGE is capable of delivering resolutions up to 3840x2160p60 or quad 1920x1080p60 for 4:2:2 10-bit, broadcast-quality video. This new encoder also offers flexible, future-proofed 3G/12G-SDI […]

Matrox To Showcase HD Encoders, Codec Cards, 4K IP KVM Extenders

At NAB 2019 (booth SL3811), Matrox will showcase its full range of award-winning HD and 4K/multi-HD encoders, SMTPE ST 2110 NIC and hardware codec cards, and high-performance 4K IP KVM extenders. Debuting at this year’s show is the powerful Matrox Monarch EDGE 4K/multi-HD, low-latency encoder, which will drive both 4K and quad-HD webcasting and remote […]

OBE Enabling IP Delivery Through Cerberus LiveLink

Encoders and decoders from Open Broadcast Systems are powering Livelink, the IP delivery solution recently launched by Cerberus. Livelink is an internet-based product designed to move valuable live content from source to destination without the need for expensive traditional infrastructure and services. It operates as a self-service web portal that lets broadcasters and other media distributors schedule […]

Haivision Intros New 4K-Capable Makito Encoder

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Matrox

Matrox | Stand 7.B15| Matrox will present a full range of products that power today’s most demanding broadcast media and entertainment workflows. Show highlights include: Matrox Monarch LCS and Monarch HDX streaming and recording encoder appliances demonstrating simple, production-level webcasting to popular social media and content delivery network (CDN) platforms. Matrox X.mio5 Q25 SMPTE […]


Geo News Covers U.K. Elections With Quicklink


Harmonic Tackles Channel Sharing ‘Fairness’ At NAB


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Osprey Video

Osprey Video | Booth SU12221 | Website:   In a major expansion of its lineup of end-to-end live-streaming workflow products that complement its flagship capture cards and hardware encoders, Osprey Video will feature 10 new range extender, multiviewer, converter, and video-capture products. The new products create end-to-end streaming-workflow solutions that help video operations of all […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: DEVO

DVEO | Booth SU5724 | Website:  DVEO, a supplier to telco TV/OTT and cable operators around the world, will show miniature low latency H.264 HDMI encoders and decoders including the single-channel Ministreamer HDMI/IP and Mini D-Streamer IP/HDMI. “When used together, the Ministreamer HDMI/IP and Mini D-Streamer IP/HDMI have an end-to-end latency of 400 milliseconds,” […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Osprey Video

Osprey Video | Booth SU12221 | Website: Osprey Video offers a variety of video-capture technology. Hardware Encoders Osprey Video’s line of hardware encoders — launched at last year’s NAB Show with the Talon G1 three-channel streaming contribution encoder — continues to mature with the addition of new models, new features, and new and tighter […]

NAB 2015 Tech: Vitec HEVC Hardware Encoder

Vitec | Booth SL6305 | Website: Vitec is displaying what it’s calling “the industry’s first entirely portable HEVC hardware encoder. The MGW Ace takes the benefits of HEVC encoding out of server rooms and into the field by integrating high-quality, low-delay hardware codec into a professional appliance.” Designed to bring efficient broadcast-quality 4:2:2 and […]

NAB 2015: Thomson Video Networks Products Preview

Thomson Video Networks | Booth SU2610 | Website: At the 2015 NAB Show, Thomson Video Networks will introduce an update of its Vibe EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder featuring an all-new, broadcast-grade SD-to-HD conversion capability. With the newest version, broadcasters can now combine premium HD MPEG-4 compression with the ability to upscale an SD video […]


Thomson To Highlight Compression In Singapore


WETA Washington Deploys Harmonic Electra 9200


What Are CEs Shopping For At NAB 2013?

A recent TVNewsCheck/Playout survey shows chief engineers are heading to the NAB Show to shop for encoders, video storage, ENG cameras and more.